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Hill Country Happenings: August 14 – 20, 2016

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The Texas Hill Country will be host to oodles of events that will allow families to enjoy the last little bit of summer left before the school year kicks off. There is a little bit of something for everyone! Check out this week’s events, which include farmer’s markets, celebrations, a county fair, and benefits.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

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Boerne Market Days On the 2nd weekend of every month, Boerne holds their fabulous Market Days. There, treasure seekers are bound to find a grand assortment of antiques and modern objets d’art. To keep up your energy while shopping, there are plenty of tasty treats to choose from and upbeat music playing. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Main Plaza, Boerne, Texas.

Lakefest Drag Boat Races Catch a rush of adrenaline while watching over 120 boats race to the finish on Lake Marble Falls. This is sure to be the wildest ride you’ve seen all year! Starts at 7 a.m. Aug 12-14, 2016. Johnson Park and Lakeside Park, entrance at Yett and Main St, 307 Buena Vista Drive, Marble Falls, Texas.

LBJ Birthday Celebration Head out to the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm to celebrate the life of our 36th president! Find out what life was like for Lyndon B. Johnson and about the things he held dear. Participate in old-time activities, pack a picnic, and enjoy the day! Free. August 11-27, 2016. Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, 501 State Park Rd 52, Stonewall, Texas.

New Cowboy Church Attend this Sunday morning worship service to celebrate God’s grace, love, and mercy. Service is held at the Fredericksburg Marktplatz, so be sure to bring a chair, some donuts, and a coffee. Enjoy a little down-to-earth fellowship with your community and receive a free copy of Dan Kelley’s book “God Wrote You a Love Letter.” Since the church is run by volunteers, no offering plate is passed, just post-its, which Kelly explains he will talk about in the service. Just come as you are! 10 a.m. Fredericksburg Marktplatz, Fredericksburg, Texas.

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